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Argyresthia brockeella (Hübner, 1813)

Present in many areas of Belgium, but rarely common.

The larva lives in the shoots or catkins of Betula spp. or Alnus glutinosa. It hibernates.

The adults fly from early June till mid August. They come to light.

Belgium, Limburg, Kinrooi, 18 July 2004.
(Photo © Maarten Jacobs)
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